Counselling is a popular talking therapy that enables someone to talk about their feelings and difficulties in a confidential environment.
Counsellors undertake training to enable them to listen with empathy (this means putting themselves in your shoes). They can help you manage and control, negative thoughts and feelings that you have.
Locally, counselling can be accessed via your GP surgery who can refer you to local counselling service providers.
There is a counselling directory that can also provide you with the contact details of private therapists: